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Programs of Study

Program options

  • Entry-level masters
    The Master of Arts in Occupational Therapy — Entry Level Masters (ELM) program is available for women and men with a baccalaureate degree. It is offered in a weekday or alternate weekend format. It prepares you to be certified as a registered occupational therapist.
  • Dual-degree Program
    The dual degree program is available to St. Kate's undergraduate students (women) seeking a dual-degree option resulting in a baccalaureate degree in occupational science and a master of arts degree in occupational therapy. This option prepares students for entrance into the profession.

    The University accepts new students to begin the MAOT program in the Fall semester. About 30% of each cohort consists of St. Kate's undergraduate (dual-degree) students, and the remainder of the cohort is made up of baccalaureate-prepared students from other institutions. See additional requirements »

Year 1 - 29 credits

Fall Semester
OSOT 5010: Occupational Science Foundations (3 credits)
OSOT 5200: Mental Health Theory and Service Delivery (3 credits)
OSOT 5500: Neuroscience (3 credits)
OSOT 6000: Skills I: Introduction to Occupational Therapy (3 credits)
OSOT 6310: Evidence Based Practice (3 credits)
OSOT 6010: Fieldwork (FW) Seminar A (1 credit)

Winter semester
OSOT 5030: Occupational Science: Ethics and Advocacy (3 credits)
OSOT 5210: Mental Health Practice (3 credits)
OSOT 5410: Pediatric Theory and Service Delivery (3 credits)
OSOT 5600: Clinical Kinesiology (3 credits)
OSOT 6020: FW Seminar B (1 credit)

Year 2 - 36 credits

Fall Semester
OSOT 5020: Occupational Science: Community and Justice (3 credits)
OSOT 5450: Pediatric Practice (3 credits)
OSOT 6060: Skills II: Biomechanical Concepts (3 credits)
OSOT 6410: Foundations of Research (3 credits)
OSOT 6610: Rehabilitation Theory and Service Delivery (3 credits)
OSOT 7000: Masters Project Seminar (January) (1 credit)
OSOT 6030: FW Seminar C (1 credit)

Winter Semester
OSOT 6615: Rehabilitation Practice (3 credits)
OSOT 6620: Management and Leadership (3 credits)
OSOT 7110: Occupational Therapy for Older Adults (3 credits)
OSOT 7500: Masters Project (3 credits)
OSOT 6040: FW Seminar D (1 credit)

Summer
OSOT 7780: Level II Fieldwork (6 credits)

Year 3 - 6 credits

Fall Semester
OSOT 7790 Level II Fieldwork (6 credits)

Total credits for degree: 71

Optional additional Level II Speciality Fieldwork
OSOT 7840 Level II Specialty Fieldwork (4 credits)
OSOT 7860 Level II Specialty Fieldwork (6 credits)

Year 1 - 26 credits

Fall Semester
OSOT 5010: Occupational Science Foundations (3 credits)
OSOT 5500: Neuroscience (3 credits)
OSOT 6000: Skills I: Introduction to Occupational Therapy (3 credits)
OSOT 6310: Evidence Based Practice (3 credits)
OSOT 6010: Fieldwork (FW) Seminar A (1 credit)

Spring Semester
OSOT 5200: Mental Health Theory and Service Delivery (3 credits)
OSOT 5600: Clinical Kinesiology (3 credits)
OSOT 6410: Foundations of Research (3 credits)
OSOT 6020: FW Seminar B (1 credit)

Year 2 - 23 credits

Fall Semester
OSOT 5020: Occupational Science: Community and Justice (3 credits)
OSOT 5410: Pediatric Theory and Service Delivery (3 credits)
OSOT 6060: Skills II: Biomechanical Concepts (3 credits)
OSOT 5210: Mental Health Practice (3 credits)
OSOT 6030: FW Seminar C (1 credit)

Spring Semester
OSOT 6610: Rehabilitation Theory and Service Delivery (3 credits)
OSOT 6620: Management and Leadership (3 credits)
OSOT 5450: Pediatric Practice (3 credits)
OSOT 5030: Occupational Science: Ethics and Advocacy (3 credits)
OSOT 7000: Masters Project Seminar (summer) (1 credit)

Year 3 - 22 credits

Fall Semester
OSOT 7110: Occupational Therapy for Older Adults (3 credits)
OSOT 7500: Masters Project (3 credits)
OSOT 6615: Rehabilitation Practice (3 credits)
OSOT 6040: FW Seminar D (1 credit)

J-Term
OSOT 7770: Level II Fieldwork (6 credits)

Spring Semester
OSOT 7780: Level II Fieldwork (6 credits)

Total credits for degree: 71

Optional additional Level II Speciality Fieldwork
OSOT 7840 Level II Specialty Fieldwork (4 credits)
OSOT 7860 Level II Specialty Fieldwork (6 credits)

For detailed course descriptions, visit the courses page.